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HIF Swiss International School and Sports Academy
from 3450.00
CHF
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HIF Swiss International School and Sports Academy Professional sports academy for skiing, snowboarding and hockey
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Ranking: 85.8
Accommodation type: boarding house, residence
Language of studies German, English
Education type: co-educational school
from CHF 3450.00 / 2 weeks
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
12-18
from 53 400 CHF / year
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Description

Swiss Matura (Swiss Matura)

The classical educational program, supplemented by sports training at a professional level - the best preparation for obtaining a prestigious certificate and continuing study abroad (higher education).

Students improve their knowledge of English and German, are professionally involved in sports (the desired type can be chosen from a fairly wide list - coaches of the same high qualification on any of them), and also study the mandatory list of general education subjects.

The cost of schooling may vary depending on the curriculum and the chosen placement option:

  • daily form (without accommodation) = 20600CHF-32400CHF
  • full board = 50980CHF-83500CHF.

School description

HIF Swiss International School and Sports Academy is one of the oldest private schools in Switzerland. The HIF Campus with excellent sports facilities extends along the mountain side at 1700 metres above sea level in a beautiful alpine setting in the south eastern part of Switzerland. The region boarders on Italy and Austria. Ftan is a 3-hour drive from Zurich (CH) International Airport, and 2 hours from Milan (IT) or Munich (DE) International Airports

This is a respected international boarding school with a sports bias: the Sports Academy, which works at the HIF, is widely known not only in the country, but also abroad. About 80 children from 12 to 18 years study here: there are both classical academic programs (Swiss Matura Swiss Certificate, GCSE) and combined courses with professional sports training. For example, in Hochalpines Institut Ftan there is one of the best snowboarder programs in the world!

Founded in 1793, the Hochalpines Institut Ftan (HIF) Swiss International School and Sports Academy is an open-hearted campus community where young people from around the world can thrive in the sublime, healthgiving environment of the Swiss Alps at 1700 meters. An education at HIF is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge and personal skills to navigate the educational and professional challenges of the 21st century. At HIF young people thrive as they discover their individual talents, develop their intellectual and personal potential and learn to appreciate the benefits of an active outdoor life. HIF caters to students in school years/grades 7 to 12 with a passion for sport and strong academic ambitions. They can combine competitive or leisure sports with an international academic programme.

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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
12-18
from 53 400 CHF / year

Swiss Matura (Swiss Matura)

The classical educational program, supplemented by sports training at a professional level - the best preparation for obtaining a prestigious certificate and continuing study abroad (higher education).

Students improve their knowledge of English and German, are professionally involved in sports (the desired type can be chosen from a fairly wide list - coaches of the same high qualification on any of them), and also study the mandatory list of general education subjects.

The cost of schooling may vary depending on the curriculum and the chosen placement option:

  • daily form (without accommodation) = 20600CHF-32400CHF
  • full board = 50980CHF-83500CHF.
Annual
14-16
from 57 000 CHF / year

GCSE

The universal British secondary school program allows students to obtain a certificate of incomplete secondary education: with it you can prepare for graduate classes (preparation for university) or continue their education in secondary schools. Hochalpines Institut Ftan teaches the Cambridge IGCSE format, which is specially adapted for foreigners and at the same time strictly compliant with British standards.

The curriculum includes the following disciplines and areas:

  • English as a second language (ESL)
  • German / French as a foreign language
  • Combined scientific course: practice + theory in chemistry, biology, physics
  • Geography, natural development
  • Mathematics (international standard for preparing for the IB Diploma Mathematics Standard and Higher Level)
  • Special Course "Global Perspectives"
  • Business science.

The cost of the program is from 70000CHF per year.

Annual
16-18
from 57 000 CHF / year

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) standard is now accepted and appreciated throughout the world: it is a universal appreciation of a student’s academic abilities and his readiness to enter a university for higher education.

All students who choose the IB program learn:

  • literature in the selected language
  • primary or secondary language (usually English / French + foreign)
  • CAS course (Creativity, Service, Activity)
  • social sciences: economics, history
  • math
  • general theory of knowledge (CURRENT)
  • the method of writing an extended academic essay (volume of 4,000 words, the topic is chosen independently and is consistent with the teacher).

Pupils choose subjects for a personal curriculum independently - one of each of the following groups (to avoid duplication), 3 of which will be studied at a standard level, and 3 at a sophisticated, in-depth one:

  • A: English, German (other foreign languages ​​are possible)
  • B: English, German, French
  • C: economics, history, geography
  • D: math
  • E: biology, chemistry, physics
  • F: + 1 item from groups AE, not previously selected.

The cost of the program is from 70000CHF per year.

19.07.2020 -01.08.2020
10-16
from 3 450 CHF / 2 weeks

HIF International Summer Adventure Camp with English Courses 

  • Age group: 10 – 16
  • Course length: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 19 July to 1 August 2020
  • Languages: 50 language lessons in English or German
  • Programme: language learning in the morning, sports, cultural and adventure activities in the afternoons and evenings
  • Focus Activities: Horseback riding; Golf; Arts; Adventure and sports; Nature and Sustainability

The HIF International Summer Adventure Camp 2020 is a two-week learning journey, on the doorstep of the Swiss National Park with its wildlife and its landscape of mountains. Learn English or German based on your individual learning targets in small classes and lively, varied lessons. Explore the Alps on foot, bike, horseback or on a raft. Discover new talents and make friends from around the world. Develop the confidence to face challenges and practice new skills. Have a go at the fabulous sports opportunities that HIF offers.

19.07.2020 -01.08.2020
10-16
from 3 450 CHF / 2 weeks

HIF International summer adventure camp with training in German

  • Dates: July 19 - August 1
  • Age: 10-16 years old
  • Accommodation in double rooms
  • Full board
  • 50 German lessons.

HIF International Summer Adventure Camp - two weeks of study and adventure in the mountains at an altitude of 1700 m. Hochalpines Institut Ftan campus is located in the Engadine Valley, Switzerland, where girls and boys from different countries study.

Annual
12-18
from 53 400 CHF / year

Language Integration Year

A special program (as the name implies, designed for 1 academic year), ideally preparing foreign students for studying at a Swiss college.

This course will help you prepare in all the necessary areas:

  • academic (adaptation to the new educational system)
  • linguistic (intensive improvement of English / German skills)
  • social (the student gets used to living in an international atmosphere)
  • sports
  • cultural.

Stubborn, confident students can prepare for the Bilingual Matura during this time.

The cost of schooling may vary depending on the curriculum and the chosen accommodation option: the academic year costs:

  • from 7 to 10 grade (Grades 7-10) = 53400CHF.
  • from 11 to 12 grade (Grades 11-12) = 57000CHF.
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